STUDIO PRESENTATION WITH DAN ARPS: FREE EVENT During his 3 month residency, Dan Arps has been researching the architectural vernacular of the local region, please join us to hear about how this research is making its mark on his arts practice.  Dan will also present a slide show of recent projects. Sunday 25 May 2.00pm - 3.30pm Presentation begins at 2.15pm House Museum open 11am - 3pm... Read more


Twilight Tour - Colin McCahon:The Titirangi Years

TWILIGHT TOUR: FREE EVENT Join us for a viewing of the video: Colin McCahon: The Titirangi Years, followed by an evening tour of the McCahon House and a glass of wine.  This is an opportunity to visit the cottage outside our usual opening hours and experience the interpretive displays within the house.  The interviews that form part of these displays include Colin McCahon and... Read more


Modern Paints Aotearoa

Northland Panels Exhibition:  Auckland Art Gallery 5 April 2014 - March 2015 Colin McCahon's Northland panels (1958) from the collection of Te Papa, will be shown at the Gallery for the first time in 25 years and is an exhibition highlight.  Exhibition Discover how the introduction of new paints affected the work of New Zealand artists in this exhibition focused on... Read more



School Holiday programme - Wednesday 23rd and 30th April. The house is open to our junior community for Storytime activities. 11am - 12pm Books our Grandparents read when they were young...Share children’s story books in the restored McCahon House Museum.  From books that were in circulation in the 1950’s.  Learn about the characters in the books and participate in... Read more


Unique viewing of McCahon works at McCahon House

More than 300 people came through the McCahon House on Sunday to view the five McCahon works on display.  National Radio spoke to Naomi McLeary -  Chair of the McCahon House Trust; Ben Plumly - Art & Object and Jenny Hunt who knew Colin McCahon when he lived in Titirangi. Click here to listen to the interview on morning report the following morning. View the Campbell Live clip... Read more


View 5 McCahon works at the House Museum this Sunday

Sunday 30th March, 11am to 4pm, all welcome A rare opportunity to view five works by Colin McCahon at the artist’s former French Bay residence, now the McCahon House Museum. French Bay ‘56 and Black and White Landscape ‘59 would have been painted while he lived in the house. The latter painting has been missing off the McCahon database.  Also on view will be... Read more


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